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Minister for Defence Simon Coveney  and Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces Lieut Gen Sean Clancy at Cathal Brugha Barracks in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

A proposal to increase defence spending by €500 million a year will be brought to Cabinet next month for approval. The increased resources is in line(...)

Michael Collins Commemoration takes place on August 21st at the monument near Crookstown in Mid-Cork, erected to mark the spot where Collins was killed. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar have accepted invitations to jointly address this year’s annual Michael Collins commemoration at Bé(...)

Harry Kernoff’s  Sunday Evening Place du Combat, Paris €40,00–€60,000 at Sotheby’s

Three important Irish art works, that have rarely been seen in public, are currently being shown on loan at Sotheby’s dedicated cross category sale, I(...)

President Michael D Higgins at the State commemoration to mark the centenary of the handover of Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. “There is really no outstanding man in this ministr(...)

Armed anti-Treaty members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Grafton Street, Dublin during the Irish Civil War. Photograph:  Walshe/Getty Images Armed anti-Treaty members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Grafton Street, Dublin during the Irish Civil War. Photograph:  Walshe/Getty Images

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. Following the crucial Dáil vote on January 7th, 192(...)

Through engaging with multiple perspectives from the range of sources in this supplement, students will be able to demonstrate awareness of the significance of the history of Ireland

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. The rationale for the Junior Cycle history specific(...)

An artist’s rendering shows Sir Henry Wilson MP being gunned down by two members of the IRA in London, Reginald Dunne and Joseph O’Sullivan. They had waited outside his house, 36 Eaton Place, for him to return from the unveiling of a war memorial. An artist’s rendering shows Sir Henry Wilson MP being gunned down by two members of the IRA in London, Reginald Dunne and Joseph O’Sullivan. They had waited outside his house, 36 Eaton Place, for him to return from the unveiling of a war memorial.

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. In the space of just 12 tumultuous and tragic days (...)

Crowds waiting for the outcome of the Treaty ratification meeting, Earlsfort Terrace, circa 1922. Photograph: Independent News And Media/Getty

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. The Sinn Féin juggernaut, which had risen from poli(...)

1921: Michael Collins throws in the ball to start a hurling match at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Hogan/Hulton Archive/Getty 1921: Michael Collins throws in the ball to start a hurling match at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Hogan/Hulton Archive/Getty

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. How have historians viewed the early years of the I(...)

The killing of six children in a sectarian attack  in Belfast’s   Weaver Street in February 1922 was one of the most horrific incidents of what has become known as the Belfast pogroms

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. The traditional chronology of the Irish revolution (...)

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